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Keep away from me; I am full of terrible things. But if you love the terrible, then please be near to me.
RecommendationsAlex: Defeater, Childish Gambino, Good Burger / Space Jam double feature.
Drew B: The new Title Fight album, Shed, is wonderful.
Ian: I'm going to keep recommending Themes until someone pays attention.
Keagan: Childish Gambino, Surrogate and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.
Stephen: KEN mode - Venerable which comes out on Tuesday. Seeing Caspian live. Getting stoked for Pharoahe Monch's W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) which drops a week from Tuesday.
Adam: SXSW mode. Kicking it into high gear with the new Young Widows.
Ryan: The new Yellowcard record on repeat all...
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/12/11 - 09:36 PM
When I go outside, I'm terrified of what I might find.
RecommendationsBlake: Scattered Trees and Dance Gavin Dance
Adam: Besides Regular Show, you should also watch this.
Christian: I'm a closet The Summer Set fan and jam We Are The In Crowd late at night.
Eda: Typhoon once again, Siskiyou and Scattered Trees.
Paul: Cassie's self-titled album and Yuck's debut album (one of the best of the year so far).
Ian: Themes, The Mountain Goats' All Eternals Deck, and Tyler, the Creator / Neutral Milk Hotel mash-ups.
Matt: Listen to Blake and Eda: Scattered Trees.
Ryan: Dance Gavin Dance, The Color Morale, and The Dangerous Summer
Alex: Handguns, The American Scene, and Second To Last.
Blake Solomon on 03/05/11 - 09:56 PM
And we were lovers. Now we can't be friends.
RecommendationsEda: Crystal Castles, Typhoon and U.S. Royalty.
Ian: Themes, Saigon, Childish Gambino, and Camu Tao.
Adam: Defeater's Empty Days and Sleepless Nights is the real deal...
Alex Djaferis: Funeral for a Friend, Maybeshewill
Ryan: Mayday Parade, Story of the Year, Conditions, and Cary Brothers
Kyle: Summer Camp, Blur
Blake: Just Plain Ant[
Alex: Awesome week for new music: Bayside, Transit, Man Overboard, Handguns, Red City Radio, Darkest Hour, Patrick Stump, DRUGS
Lueda Alia on 02/27/11 - 01:36 AM
Twilight Omens
RecommendedBlake: Islands - Vapours
Deborah: American Steel
Adam:
Thursday's No Devolución is incredible. Check back Tuesday for an interview and song stream.
Eda: Scattered Trees and The Wilderness of Manitoba.
Ryan: Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows, Bayside's Killing Time, Go Radio, and finally getting into the greatness of Mumford & Sons
Alex: Finally making the switch to a Mac (not from Jonny Craig).
Christian: Handguns' new record is good.
Keagan: OFWGKTA, Tyler The Creator and Frank Ocean.
Blake Solomon on 02/19/11 - 11:23 PM
Andria.
Staff RecommendationsAdam: He laid emeralds in her eyes...
Matt: The Vinyls (RIYL: The Dangerous Summer, JEW). Read Christian's review.
Stephen: Anything Utech Records puts out.
Ian: Couples on couches, naked musicians in public (SFW).
Lueda: Caroline, Eric & Magill and Suuns.
Kyle: The Vaccines, Chapel Club, NBC's Community video remixes
Ryan: Man Overboard, Sims, and Relient K
Alex: Most Precious Blood, Thomas Giles, and Native Trash
Christian: I'm going to start a band called Anderson Silva's Front Kick To The Face
Blake: Transit
Adam Pfleider on 02/06/11 - 12:42 AM
a familiar taste
Staff RecommendationsAdam: Octaves' Greener Pastures and this on repeat.
Ryan: Cartel's Chroma, +44, Gates, and The Dangerous Summer
Alex: Going to the Royal freakin' Rumble.
Thomas: The new Yellowcard album.
Keagan: The Format will always be my favorite band, The Vinyls and The Social Network OST
Adam Pfleider on 01/30/11 - 12:13 AM
After the slaughter, she walks on the water...
Staff RecommendationsAdam: Thursday and The Get Up Kids catalogs
Lueda: Typhoon, The Head and the Heart and Lykke Li.
Matt: I can not recommend The Flatliners enough.
Ryan: The Dangerous Summer, Emery, and American Gods (book)
Alex: Close Your Eyes, The Aquabats, and Times of Grace.
Christian: Think Tim Barry fronting The Gaslight Anthem - Only Thieves
Adam Pfleider on 01/23/11 - 12:07 AM
You are invited...
Staff RecommendationAdam: Support local music.
Keagan: State Champs, Sunset Atlantic and Handguns
Matt: We're Not Afraid (for all the Strung Out fans out there)
Thomas: Once again all I have to recommend is Paper + Plastick Records. For all the vinyl people out there, almost everything that this label puts out has really special/awesome packaging.
Ryan: Decoder and The Social Network
Alex: Less Than Jake
Deborah: Teenage Kicks
Christian: Keagan took my ideas. Listen to The Sleeping because El Guapo is the man.
Adam Pfleider on 01/15/11 - 11:01 PM
The movies, the tabloids, TV and magazines. They tell us all our hopes and dreams.
RecommendationsBlake: Smith Westerns and Soft Landing
Christian: We Still Dream and Insight From A Gifted Individual
Thomas: Farewell Fighter and Paper + Plastick Records and going back to school.
Matt: Joyce Manor and Daytrader
Adam: The Get Up Kids' There Are Rules
Ryan: New Found Glory, Blink-182, and Taking Back Sunday Live From Orensanz
Deborah: The World According to Gob
Blake Solomon on 01/08/11 - 09:52 PM
It's the end of the world as we know it.
RecommmendationsMatt: Probably the best pop-punk song of 2010.
Blake: Castevet and Winchester Warm
Adam: Watch this DVD...it's amazing.
Deborah: Rumspringer
Ryan: Conditions and Black Swan
Alex: Head above water this year, boys.
Matthew Tsai on 01/01/11 - 10:01 PM
Get comfortable. Get unfrustrated.
RecommendationsBlake: Peace on Earth? Or other stuff?
Christian: If anyone is in the Philly area, go to shows on the 28th and 30th. I'll be there.
Matt: The Morning After Girls and The Radio Dept.
Blake Solomon on 12/25/10 - 09:57 PM
It's turbo time!
RecommendationsAdam: Milk and beer are all I drink during my scholarly lessons...
Christian: "Say Hello" to Born Without Bones. Broadside is 2011's pop-punk rising star.
Ian: The Mountain Goats - Zopilote Machine, Aloe Blacc, Dessa, Tron: Legacy
Keagan: OK Computer, Good Old War, The Smiths and Ride
Ryan: Dashboard Confessional, Matchbook Romance's Stories & Alibis, and Cary Brothers
Alex: Seeing The Wonder Years play The Upsides in its entirety.
Adam Pfleider on 12/18/10 - 09:39 PM
"You can always tell by the eyebrows."
RecommendationsBlake: Only Yeasayer
Matt: Fall Out Boy's brilliant discography and The Radio Dept.
Adam: Formlessness, Heima and Waiter: "You Vultures!"
Ryan: I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business, Fall Out Boy, and Wakey! Wakey!
Christian: Born Without Bones
Blake Solomon on 12/11/10 - 11:32 PM
Through all the windows I only see infinity.
RecommendationsBlake: Freddie Gibbs and Bring Back the Guns
Matt: Gasoline Heart (RIYL: The Gaslight Anthem) Portugal. The Man and the incredible new Alexisonfire EP.
Adam: Cap'n Jazz into The Vandals into GWAR. How was your Saturday evening?
Christian: O'Brother and Randy Moss off waivers.
Blake Solomon on 11/06/10 - 10:07 PM
Happy Halloween!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
RecommendationsBlake: Hellogoodbye and, of course, Tokyo Police Club
Adam: Wild Orchid Children's ...Are Alexander Supertramp; Led Zeppelin's II; Black Keys' Brothers and being able to see ENVY live!
Matt: Gasoline Heart again (RIYL: The Gaslight Anthem) and Foxhole.
Alex: It's okay to feel lost; it just means you're alive.
Blake Solomon on 10/30/10 - 09:28 PM
Kaleidoscope
RecommendationsBlake: Salem and Balam Acab
Stephen: Idaho, especially Three Sheets to the Wind, and Beau Navire which features members of Loma Prieta and iwrotehaikusaboutcannibalisminyoury earbook.
Matt: Abel and getting excited for new material from Alexisonfire and Kiven.
Keagan: Curren$y, Broken Bells and Bruno Mars.
Alex: We could spend all day piecing together a picture of the world.
Adrian: I'm going to make you an offer you can't refuse.
Blake Solomon on 10/09/10 - 10:27 PM
I want to be uplifting for a change.
RecommendationsBlake: Tokyo Police Club forever and also Valencia
Alex: Envy and Let Me In.
Matt: Kiven (RIYL: Thrice, Circa Survive, Minus the Bear)
Ian: Lazerbeak and Aloe Blacc
Stephen: Seeing Envy live; feeling Tetsu Fukagawa breathe holy spears of fire upon you.
Christian: Tigers Jaw and Mario Kart for N64
Paul: Salem
Keagan: The Gay Blades, Kanye West and Copeland
Blake Solomon on 10/02/10 - 09:42 PM
Who stole our hearts and who left us so hollow?
Staff RecommendationsAlex: No one in the sky or behind the lines cares we're alive.
Matt: The Beat Advocate and Go Rydell.
Ian: Flying Lotus, new Glassjaw, Team Teamwork, purple t-shirts.
Adam: The Saddest Landscape's You Will Not Survive; Deerhunter's Halcyon Digest; Bad Books' Bad Books.
Blake: Tokyo Police Club
Stephen: Rorcal - Heliogabalus. 70 minutes of crushing, sludgy doom.
Alex Djaferis: Near The Parenthesis; Skibunny; Helios
Lueda: The Juan MacLean - DJ KiCKS is awesome party music.
Christian: Post Post - for fans of Shiny Toy Guns
Keagan: Sufjan Stevens, Harvard, Kid Cudi's - "Erase Me" and The New England Patriots
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/25/10 - 09:10 PM
I'd take you back for just a day.
RecommendationsBlake: The Word Alive and Justin Townes Earle
Matt: The Beat Advocate and getting really, really stoked for their EP, which is coming out the 23rd.
Adam: I hope the heads of your children are used for the pleasures of pagan g-ds.
Stephen: Fond of Tiger's new LP Continent & Western, which comes out September 21. Fans of Do Make Say Think and Tortoise take note.
Christian: Jukebox The Ghost is on repeat today.
Blake Solomon on 09/11/10 - 11:30 PM
My body won't stop shaking, and my eyes can't stay focused.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: If I keep telling myself that this is for the best then maybe I can carry on.
Lueda: Azure Ray, Midlake and these user blogs.
Blake: Someone Still Loves You, Boris Yeltsin
Thomas: Marianas Trench, Hands on the Stereo, and college football.
Ian: Free Music from Kanye West, The Mountain Goats on repeat.
Adam: College Football means ETID and Tera Melos' Patagonian Rats
Christian: I've been spinning the new Death In The Park CD lately. So good.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/04/10 - 09:51 PM
This is a rock and roll takeover.
Staff RecommendationsAdam: Bars of Gold, Former Thieves, Spoon
Drew B: The new Bring Me The Horizon is the only thing I've listening to all week. It's gonna turn some heads.
Blake: The Cool Kids
Matt: Banquets if you like The Gaslight Anthem.
Stephen: Puma's Half-Nelson Courtship and Gate's Republic of Sadness
Chris: Listening to anything that's The Graduate will cure what ails ya!
Lueda: Help out Graveface Records. And buy the just released Dreamend album, So I Ate Myself, Bite By Bite.
Christian: I Call Fives
Alex: There's something good waitin' down this road.
Adam Pfleider on 08/21/10 - 10:52 PM
Stepped out the crib with the bearclaw slippers
Staff RecommendationsBlake: Transit
Keagan: Man Overboard, The Gay Blades and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
Anton: Revisit Mae's The Everglow, Florence and the Machine - "Cosmic Glow"
Thomas: Haulover Drive are my favorite unsigned band that aren't The Narrative. Also what Blake said!
Adam: Good music.
Chris: The Flatliners and Transit are a perfect one-two punch of awesome as summer comes to an end.
Alex: It's her face and those eyes; I can't escape 'em.
Blake Solomon on 08/14/10 - 09:12 PM
I'm proud and ashamed every 4th of July.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: I've got you like a tattoo on my body.
Paul: I'm really into the new Big Boi and School of Seven Bells albums.
Blake: Jay Electronica
Matt: David Shultz and The Skyline

Lueda: The Flashbulb and The Flashbulb. Did I mention The Flashbulb?
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/03/10 - 09:25 PM
To me you are the light...
Staff RecommendationsAdam: These three albums on top of my record player and seeing HEALTH live.
Keagan: You're tearing up my heart...
Alex: Why can't I feel anything from anyone other than you?
Adam Pfleider on 06/27/10 - 12:54 AM
Now I'm older, I wanna be the same as you.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: I'm the exception to the rule.
Thomas: A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Settler, and whatever Craig does next.
Paul: Hussle Club
Adam: Please, catch for us the foxes in the vineyard...
Blake: The Boys of Summer
Matt: My new mini-column, Daily Ditty.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/19/10 - 11:14 PM
We are the last generation of hope.
Staff RecommendationsKeagan: Valaska for fans of Copeland, Steel Train and Japandroids.
Alex: We fucked our ears, we fucked our throats, screaming for the sake of what we love most.
Blake: The Drums and Arms Aloft
Adam: Punk treats for my daughters.
Thomas: Buy American Slang when it comes out on Tuesday. Also preorder your new iPhone that day.
Matthew: Seconded Thomas' first rec, and The Hold Steady.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/12/10 - 09:03 PM
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/05/10 - 09:13 PM
Been around long enough by now to know I see things differently than most, but here like-minded souls surround and I found a name for what I've always been.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: Let's set our hearts at self-destruct.
Steve: Freelance Whales, The Narrative, and The Radio Dept.
Gregory: Joshua James and Old Man River
Adrian: You bettah get mean too.
Blake: Hawthorne Heights
Adam: RIYL: Some Girls' Heaven's Pregnant Teens, Deerhunter's Mircocastle, Angel Hair's Pregnant With the Senior Class
Deborah: Blacklist Royals.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/29/10 - 09:05 PM
I feel like rain falling into the sea.
Staff RecommendationsAdrian: Music like water.
Blake: Pistolita and Big K.R.I.T.
Paul: Robyn's newest single "Dancing On My Own"
Matthew: The Ascent of Everest
Lueda: Lady of the Sunshine for Angus & Julia Stone fans.
Thomas: The new Man Overboard album is everything I could have hoped for.
Alex: The closer you get to the meaning the sooner you'll know that you're dreaming.
Adrian Villagomez on 05/22/10 - 09:01 PM
Clean up next day from the ticker tape parade
RecommendationsBlake: Balance and Composure/Tigers Jaw and Armor For Sleep
Adam: Bradford James Cox will rule my Summer.
Alex: Like every single tree, reach for the sky.
Paul: Flying Lotus's new album Cosmogramma
Keagan: The Receiving End of Sirens, The Dear Hunter and Tiger Riot
Deborah: Like Bats
Blake Solomon on 05/08/10 - 09:06 PM
Gloria/Us Appearing
RecommendationsBlake: The Radio Dept. and The Eleventh Doctor
Thomas: Foxy Shazam and summer vacation starting.
Alex: Go to the Kimbo Wants a Pepsi Tour. Don't see A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Adam: Came home from work to new pygmylush and working on the new class.
Chris: Paper Arms, Stephen Egerton and (shameless plug) following my blog!
Deborah: Go to the Fermented and Flailing tour.
Blake Solomon on 05/01/10 - 10:14 PM
My thoughts are logical in my bedroom.
RecommendationsBlake: Dr. Dog and Balance Problems
Adam: LastHotGutterTheNew
Thomas: Titus Andronicus, Half Hearted Hero, and finishing school already.
Paul: Bananarama - "Cruel Summer"
Alex: The Black Waters of Echo's Pond
Matthew: The River Empires and helping kill cancer.
Blake Solomon on 04/10/10 - 10:08 PM
There's bones, muscle and blood, what's realer than fat and tendons?
RecommendationsKeagan: MGMT, The Tallest Man On Earth and Angus and Julia Stone.
Alex: I get wet when a part of you's dying. I get wet without even trying.
Blake: Brighten
Drew B: Neon Trees and Refused
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/27/10 - 10:01 PM
Have what it takes
RecommendationsBlake: Would you make it in the Swedish armed forces?
Alex: The only thing that matters is just following your heart.
Jeremy: New albums by Aloha, Triclops!, and The Unwinding Hours (ex-Aereogramme)
Adam: SXSW was beyond surreal. It was awesome meeting so many of you and hanging out! Good times!
Blake Solomon on 03/20/10 - 09:14 PM
Close your eyes and hold me. No harm will befall you.
RecommendationsJeremy: New releases by Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Titus Andronicus and The Besnard Lakes
Blake: Octoberman
Adam: SXSW and what Jeremy said...
Keagan: Every Never is Now Tour, Gorillaz and Fairline
Jeremy Aaron on 03/13/10 - 09:15 PM
Don't fix it if it hasn't broken yet.
RecommendationsBlake: Four Year Strong and River City Extension
Jeremy: These New Puritans - Hidden
Paul: Little Boots (album finally out in America) and the new Yellow Swans album
Lueda: Rodrigo y Gabriela.
Adam
: Good openers, no openers and can openers.
Keagan: Copeland's Farewell Tour, Beneath The Medicine Tree and I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business
Blake Solomon on 03/06/10 - 09:26 PM
We shouldn't talk so loud
RecommendationsBlake: Josiah Wolf and Chris Merritt.
Alex: Let's toast the night away to friends and forget about tomorrow.
Adam: Me and Jane Doe.
Keagan: John Mayer and Sleigh Bells.
Blake Solomon on 02/27/10 - 09:20 PM
The decision was to leave.
RecommendationsJason Tate: Cary Brothers' Christmas EP
Blake:
The Mercury Program and The Most Serene Republic
Adrian: Does the hand of time just beat us down until we surrender?
Steve: The Republic of Wolves and Clipse.
Adam: I am obsessed with this album. Listen to Native and Brother/Ghost as well.
Lueda: The xx, Miike Snow and Balmorhea.
Blake Solomon on 12/12/09 - 09:10 PM
Sigh no more
Staff RecommendationsBlake: Driver F again and also An Horse
Steve: Rookie of the Year, Name Taken, and Circa Survive.
Alex: I'll never feel the same again, but I wouldn't rewrite anything.
Paul: Local Natives and Washed Out
Adam: Just got back from first day of Fun Fun Fun Fest. Check out Crystal Antlers, Melt Banana, Young Widows and Jesus Lizard.
Deborah: The new Dead to Me.
Blake Solomon on 11/07/09 - 09:48 PM
Slashes, dashes, and periods -- OHH MY!!!
RecommendationsAdam: My favorite interviewee thus far, ever! I also checked out some concerts.
Blake: Driver F and Mumford & Sons
Mike: The Beatles, Say Anything, wishing I took better advantage of that extra hour.
Alex: I remember Halloween.
Adam Pfleider on 10/31/09 - 11:29 PM
Blake Solomon on 10/17/09 - 09:44 PM
You can't cheat in Jumanji.
RecommendationsBlake: Memory Tapes and Title Fight
Joe: Just hold on.
Alex: I kept track of every haircut that we ever had.
Adam: Not a big weekend really, just two okay shows, I guess.
Jeremy: Arctic Monkeys' Humbug, Simian Mobile Disco's Temporary Pleasure and Yo La Tengo's Popular Songs
Eric: Company Flow
Jamie: The Avett Brothers
Blake Solomon on 10/03/09 - 09:12 PM
Fellow Long Islanders, Envy on the Coast will be opening for Fred Mascherino's (Taking Back Sunday) solo shows in December and are currently shopping around for labels.
Frank Giaramita on 11/28/05 - 12:34 PM

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